Tuesday, December 18 & 25 at 10:30 p.m. From Jesus to Christ
In the Roman province of Judea, around the fourth year of the rule of Pontius Pilate, a man was led outside the walls of the city of Jerusalem to his execution.The product of a suburban village, who nevertheless had been exposed to the cosmopolitan life of Roman cities, Jesus of Nazareth grew up in a hotbed of radicalism and political activism, eventually becoming a preacher. His message was characterized by simple metaphor and targeted at an agrarian populace. To the authorities, however, he was a politically dangerous social reformer whose message about the coming of the “Kingdom of God” was a threat to the peace of Rome. Yet it was his death that would become one of the most important events in human history.
“From Jesus to Christ” traces Jesus’ life, focusing on the events that occurred after his death as his earlyfollowers created a major movement that would transform the Roman Empire in just 300 years.